Wilfred John Alldridge

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Wilfred John Alldridge
Personal Information
Date of Birth 24 Aug 1910
Place of Birth Catord, London, England
Age at Enlistment 32 years, 3 months
Address Byford, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father , Mr William Alldridge
Military Information
Reg Number WX36508
Date of Enlistment 15 Dec 1942
Rank Gunner
Unit/Formation 2/7th Field regiment Roayal Austrlian Artillery
Post War Details
Monument(s) ANZAC Memorial Park (Byford)

Pre War

On 20 Jun 1923, with his parents and two siblings he embarked on the SS Themistocles (Voyage 32) in London for Albany in WA as a Third Class passenger, disembarking on 28 Jul 1923. Later in 1923 he was noted as attending the Group 68 Peel Estate school.

War Service

Enlisted in Port Moresby, Papua (transfer from Militia??)

Discharged 12 Jun 1944

Award Comment

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1936 Oakford 1943 'Shirley Farm', Byford with wife Lizzie Agnes. It is possible that he moved to Auckland, New Zeland soon after 1949 and died there in 2003 aged 93.


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